Thursday, August 5, 2010

Ignorance about the Supreme Court abounds

Believe it or not, according to a Pew Research Center study, more than 70% of Americans don’t know who is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.  8% think it might be Thurgood Marshall, who’s dead.  4% think Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid just might be the guy leading the court.  And, nearly a quarter think the Supreme Court is a liberal court up from just 15% that thought the court was liberal in 2007.  More than a third of Repubs use the dreaded “L” word in referring to the Roberts court.

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